This post goes out to all the ladies that look at the images above and hope that the almighty hair gods will show mercy upon you and gift you with thick locks. Despite the fact that these models are more than likely wearing extensions, women are constantly bombarded with hair care ads that feature women with flowing tresses. While this image represents what the media defines as beautiful, one image cannot accurately depict the varying forms of hair thickness. 

There are many women (and men!) who "suffer from" thinning hair and hair loss.  On the other hand, there are some women (and men) who are genetically disposed to thin hair. 

Some of the common factors contributing to thinning hair are excessive physical or emotional stress, hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies (Copper, Manganese, Vitamin D), pollution, allergies, use of wrong hair care products, poor hair care routine, and heredity.
— Top 10 Home Remedies & Health Extremist

While some cases of hair loss and thinning hair might result from a medical issue, there are other cases where the experienced hair loss can be redeemed. For those in the latter category, view the following slideshow for several remedies that are known to help grow healthy, thick hair!